| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Soleil Moon Frye is pregnant with baby No. 3.
The former "Punky Brewster" star made the announcement Thursday on the "today" show before launching into a segment on "mom-preneurs," a.k.a. entrepreneur moms who have created their own successful...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:24 AM
The housing recovery and improving economy led Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest home improvement retailer, to post better-than-expected second-quarter earnings, which jumped 17% over the same period last year.
The Atlanta-based company reported...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:14 PM
The housing recovery and improving economy led Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest home improvement retailer, to post better-than-expected second-quarter earnings that jumped 17% over the same period last year.
The Atlanta company reported Tuesday...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Lowe's fiscal second-quarter earnings provided even further evidence that the housing recovery is boosting the economy.
Lowe's Cos. on Wednesday reported that earnings for the quarter that ended Aug. 2 jumped 26% to $941 million, or 88 cents a share,...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Kevin Drake, of Drake Construction, was ordered Friday morning to stand trial on eight cases of home improvement fraud after customers testified they paid him to build decks, additions and basements that were not completed. I wrote about the allegations.....
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Jonathan Taylor Thomas, the Bethlehem native who is best know for playing Tim Allen's wisecracking middle son Randy from 1991 to 1998 on the ABC series "Home Improvement," will reunite with his former "dad" on the season finale of Allen's......
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:45 AM
When Michelle and Matthew Gorra moved to Upper Fells Point four years ago, they saw it not only as an investment in Baltimore's revival but in their own future.
Michelle Gorra, a 36-year-old pediatrician, thought hard about that future last week as...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:27 PM
A Berlin contractor was arraigned Thursday before Somerset District Judge Ken Johnson in a ninth case involving allegations that he received advance payment for a building project but did not perform the work or return the money.
Jonathan Lee Swank, 42,...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Today's Watchdog column briefly mentions a new national report and survey about the top issues people are complaining about and the most-common scams that consumer protection officials are seeing. Here's some more information from that report, including...
| Sep 10, 2013
Summer is almost over, but there's still construction going on around Tinley Park as new businesses near completion. The village is expecting a dozen projects to be finished by the end of the year, officials said.
Approximately 266,000 square feet of...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Some married couples, Lord knows how, work together in business. Some couples, heaven help them, remodel together. Jennifer and Steve Clark, of Lafayette, Calif., somehow do both.
The Clarks, who have been married seven years and have three kids, not...